Who said “You furnish the pictures, and I’ll furnish the war”?

(A) William Taft

(B) Theodore Roosevelt

(C) ** William Randolph Hearst

(D) George Dewey


Concept note-1: -As the story goes, Remington, who had been sent to Cuba to cover the insurrection, cabled to Hearst that there was no war to cover. Hearst allegedly replied with, “You furnish the pictures. I’ll furnish the war."

Concept note-2: -You furnish the pictures, and I’ll furnish the war. the media’s willingness to compromise impartiality, promote political agendas, and indulge in sensationalism. It has been used, more broadly, to suggest the media’s capacity to inject malign influence into interna-tional affairs.

Concept note-3: -William Randolph Hearst’s journalistic credo reflected Abraham Lincoln’s wisdom, applied most famously in his January 1897 cable to the artist Frederic Remington at Havana: “Please remain [in Cuba]. You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war.”

Concept note-4: -When Hearst Artist Frederic Remington, cabled from Cuba in 1897 that “there will be no war, ” William Randolph Hearst cabled back: “You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war.” Last week the aging (84) Lord of San Simeon was out to prove that his hand had not lost its touch.

Concept note-5: -Hearst was a major producer of movie newsreels and is widely credited with creating the comic strip syndication business. In 1902, his interest in politics led to his election to the United States House of Representatives as a congressman from New York.